- 14 Sep 2017 12:30 PM
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There is an amazing supply of fresh fruit and veg, a good range of snacks (the Lángos here is yummy), Hungarian meat specialties (mangalica pork, grey-cattle beef), assorted pickles, and delicacies such as yellow zucchini, round zucchini and pak choi, plus a selection of different kinds of fish.
The connected shops sell everything from clothes to antiques to pet products, in total there are arond 100 shops here. On the market side be sure to check out the cute flower ladies from whom you can buy beautiful bouquets for fair prices.
If you didn't already know, Fény Street Market (Fény utcai piac) is one of the oldest, biggest, and most popular markets in Buda, which is partly due to its location and the ease in which you can get around it. This is reflected by the fact that apparently it's the most popular local market on social media, with the most 'followers' (see Facebook link below), and it's said to be the most highly rated market in Budapest.
Why is it so special? It has one of the largest selections of organic and 'protected origin' goods in town - many sold directly by the farmers and producers themselves - and there’s plenty of choice.
Plus with a few cheeky little old style bars and cafes, you can take easily a breather, enjoy a coffee or a stronger local brew, and watch the world go by local shopping style.
Monday - 06:00-18:00
Tuesday - 06:00-18:00
Wednesday - 06:00-18:00
Thursday - 06:00-18:00
Friday - 06:00-18:00
Saturday - 06:00-14:00
Sunday - Closed
Lövőház u. 12, 1024 Budapest.
Words and photos by Russell Skidmore for XpatLoop.com